The law of conservation of mass states that: matter is neither created nor destroyed.
(a) State the law of conservation of mass. (b) Explain what it means.
A) All samples of a given compound, regardless of their source or how they were prepared, have the same proportions of their constituent elements.
B) When two elements (call them A and B) form two different compounds, the masses of element B that combine with 1 g of element A can be expressed as a ratio of small whole numbers.
B) In a chemical reaction, matter is neither created nor destroyed.
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